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My 52 Weeks of Yes! have turned into 52 Weeks or Oh Hell No! I have a herniated disc and sciatica because the disc is pressing on a nerve. I've been doing everything from physical therapy to a spinal injection to all kinds of pain meds ease the pain but nothing has helped. Surgery is scheduled for next week and I'm looking forward to getting my mojo back. Because I'm a hot, painful mess, I've been an even bigger home … Continue Reading

Coastal Summer Mantel

What do you get when you mix chunky wood beads, rattan, jute, vintage glass buoys, coral and live plants? An eclectic coastal summer mantel. Today, I thought it would be fun to share the thought process behind why I chose each piece for this mantel and how I pulled it all together. You know how it goes. You walk into HomeGoods and spot something amazing. You sprint towards it and throw it into your cart while doing a … Continue Reading

52 Weeks of Yes Month 3! Cryotherapy, Broadway, Goat Yoga and an MRI

I'm a quarter of the way through my 52 Weeks of Yes! and I got hit with a major snag! I turned 50 and started falling apart ... literally! I got to experience something that was never on my bucket list - an MRI. The diagnosis is a herniated disk and it involves shooting pains from my lower back all the way down to my calf. I started physical therapy yesterday so my Yes's may be a little bit less physical until I heal. In the … Continue Reading